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Titanic Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Titanic Brewing CompanyTitanic Brewing Company
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

30 Ratings
Ratings: 30
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4
pDev: 7.5%
Active Beers: 16
Beer Ratings: 96
Beer Avg: 3.61
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask:
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Eatery ]

5813 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Coral Gables, Florida, 33146
United States
phone: (305) 667-2537

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Photo of johnwkraft
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

johnwkraft, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of Moejen1
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Moejen1, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of PortLargo
3.96/5  rDev -1%

Very pleased with service and staff seemed knowledgeable of their line up. Food was above average and for Miami the prices were very reasonable. I tried the ESB which was average but really enjoyed Capt Smith's Rye Ale (one of their flagships).

For the homebrew enthusiast they have a copper and some of the controls on display in the restaurant. The remainder of their heavy equipment is visible behind glass panels. The staff seemed pleased to explain the workings of the brewery. Parking was easy, will visit again.

PortLargo, Jun 21, 2014
Photo of rhino110
4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

rhino110, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of Hopprof
3.86/5  rDev -3.5%

I have been coming to this place since 1999, and they have never disappointed. On this visit I had the bitter, IPA and Black IPA. All very good beers. The bitter had a nice grainy feel, could have stood to have slightly more malt backbone, but overall, quite palatable. I really enjoyed the White IPA. Very subtle hop flavor, some malt backbone. The finish is somewhat reminiscent of a Bell's Two Hearted in that its easy drinking. The food is average, but hey I never come here for that. The place is a little difficult to find, just remember to get on Ponce de Leon as it parallels US-1 at U of Miami.

Hopprof, Mar 25, 2013
Photo of jucifer1818
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%

Located right next to UM's campus and right across from US1, this brewpub had to fill big expectations for me as the only major brewpub in the south Miami region (that I've really seen) and it more or less delivered what I expected.

Atmosphere: First off, appearance of the brewery

the entire operation is completely view-able to anyone eating/drinking at Titanic (behind Glass), and it takes up a good portion of the bars real estate. from bit shiny copper boilers to giant stainless connicle fermentors, the place is eye candy to any homebrewer (as well as interesting to the non-brewer crowd). It obvious from all the well designed, Shiny, and well placed equipment, That Titanic is Serious about brewing and wears its brewpub badge with pride.

besides the brewery, the entire place strives to give off the appearance of being on a ship and it works. Cool odds and ends decorate the walls, and any section not having something cool on it is dedicated to brewing equipment
I give this one a 5/5
Its a beautiful restaurant, bar, and brewery

Quality: the quality of the restaurant is quite high.

Service: excellent. we got our food and drinks very fast.

selection: they do have a limited selection of beers, with most of the focus on their house brews. However, their quite good brews, so I have to say that it was satisfactory.

food:
-Disclaimer! a vegetarian perspective!-
the menu at Titanic is very heavily geared to fish eaters (as one might expect from the name Titanic), but for vegie eaters like me their is a large selection of to chose from, and the quality is top notch

each of their burgers can be substituted for a Veggie burger (which I did not try but will be ordering next time I head in). they also have a decent selection of salads that can easily be modified to accommodate a vegetarian, as well as a mushroom sandwich that looks VERY interesting.

I ordered a cobb salad with the Turkey and Bacon removed. Even though I was preoccupied with the beer and making notes, it was still a very delicious salad, even if it did feel a buck or two over priced. the dressing was excellent, presentation good, and overall it was a pretty fresh salad.
No regrets on the order but, once again, it did feel a bit over priced for what I got (considering that I opted out of the meat).

Speaking of meat, lets get to the bulk of the review. the Brewery itself.
-The Brew house-
As a homebrewer myself, the first thing I wanted to look at was, well, their brewing operations...and if that is what you want to see then Titanic Delivers!
4.5/5

Price: The price is not too bad. Could be better, but for what you get its rather nice. a good Oasis in the brewing desert that is Tallahassee.

jucifer1818, Dec 13, 2012
Photo of PorterLambic
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%

6 pm on a Wednesday. Bar is half full, tables starting to fill up as well.
Service friendly enough but not great. It's fairly loud considering how few people are in here, maybe 20. Can't imagine it with a full, University of Miami crowd!
10 of their own brews on tap, 6 regular and 4 seasonal, plus 2 guest taps.
Food is a bit pricey for what you get. Standard fries ($3) with a sandwich ($9). The Grecian Grill is flavorful and well done with a portonello (or chicken), red peppers, feta and lettuce on naan bread. Good portion size.
Beers are fresh and quite good. (Hey, LOCB like it!) Only problem is how long it takes to get here. I was in downtown and it took an hour to go less than 10 miles. Life in the big city I guess.
The chocolate pecan pie (warm) is well worth it, especially with the oatmeal stout.

PorterLambic, Oct 03, 2012
Photo of Flounder57
4.3/5  rDev +7.5%

I am in town for the week to see the Red Sox in Miami. Doing my best to hit up beer centric places. Found this place in the Southern Beer News and made a point to hit it up while I was in town.

Typical brew pub like Beer Works in Boston. They are located right next to University of Miami too. All the brewing equipment is located in two rooms with clear glass so patrons can look in. They have plaques of all the medals they have one and pictures throughout the whole brewpub.

I ended up going in the middle of the day so service was good and I got a chance to talk to the brewmaster who ended up being from Maine.

The quality of beer was good since they draw beer right off of the conditioning tank. I had the IPA and unfiltered Imperial. Delicious stuff and good to try and East Coast take on these two styles.

The selection is limited, but they do carry some guest breweries on tap from time to time. They also have wine and a full bar too. Overall value was very reasonable too. Average brewpub prices and I am happy to have had the chance to go to this place before busting out of town.

Flounder57, Jun 12, 2012
Photo of QuantumPint
3.98/5  rDev -0.5%

Food menu is fairly small and the items are relatively high in price, granted the quality is solid. Beer menu is also somewhat small, but good. House brews can hold their own, and the house specialties and guest drafts rotate monthly.

Service is hit or miss at the tables, and gets pretty dodgy when they're busiest. Despite the small staff size and work load, they're generally considerate and helpful.

Overall, solid brewpub tucked into a small spot practically right on UM's campus. It's fairly small and gets a good amount of business, which can cause issues for larger groups. Either way, though, can't beat the location's convenience as a UM student.

QuantumPint, Feb 09, 2012
Photo of Mosley1212
4.1/5  rDev +2.5%

Seeing as how Titanic Brewing Company is right next to my law school (University of Miami), I come here on a regular basis.

The atmosphere is nice. Great bar feel to it, which is really what I want in a place like this. Kind of hard to see the TVs, so if you're coming to watch a game or something, you're better off going to other places.

Quality is what it is. It's college-run, so sometimes you get a really attentive waitress and other times they act like, and all but say, they have better things to do than help you. So, in reality, it's a lot like any place you go.

Service, see above. The quality and service go hand in hand for me.

As for the selection, they tend to keep their house brews on tap regularly. I'm not a big fan of their beers, most are too weak for me. They offer your typical light ale (like an BMC product), nut brown, a bitter, a rye ale, an ipa, and an oatmeal stout. It's always nice to go, get the porthole sampler and see what beers taste the best today. Then order a pint of that. The place also has a rotating selection of guest beers (Gordon from Oskar Blues, Arrogant, etc.), so if you get tired of their home brews (and you will), you can always go to a sturdy favorite.

The food redeems this place. They have really gnarly burgers that they allow you to customize on Tuesdays for around $6. They also have some delicious Sriracha hot wings, and their soft shell po-boys are probably my favorite food in Miami. Love the food, like the beer. It's a win-win.

As for the value, I'm from east TN, I'm not used to paying "Miami Prices," so for me the place seems pricey, but to others, it seems cheap. So I'm splitting the difference and giving it a $$ (reasonable).

If you're ever in the Gables, come try the place. The bartenders are usually really friendly and, hey, it's right next to UM, you can't beat the convenience.

Mosley1212, Dec 08, 2010
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Titanic Brewing Company in Coral Gables, FL
90 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.